Speaker: Natasha Dow Schüll
Admission: Free for SAR members • $10 for Not-Yet-Members
*CANCELLED* – Natasha Dow Schull has regretfully cancelled her March 22 lecture.
Natasha Dow Schüll’s current research concerns the rise of digital self-tracking technologies and the new modes of introspection and self-governance they promote. Drawing on ethnographic field research, Dow Schüll will explore the vision of technologically assisted self-regulation that drives the design of wearable tracking devices. She will discuss how such products exemplify and short-circuit cultural ideals for individual responsibility and self-regulation.
Natasha Dow Schüll is an associate professor with the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. She is a cultural anthropologist and former Weatherhead Resident Scholar at SAR (2002-2003)
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Moderator: America Meredith, artist and founder, First American Art Magazine
Panelists: Dr. Kirsten Pai Buick, Professor of Art History, University of New Mexico; Dr. Sascha Scott, Associate Professor of Art History, Syracuse University; Yvonne N. Tiger, independent scholar
Many women in the 19th and early 20th century faced considerable difficulties participating in the mainstream American art world. Artists like Edmonia Lewis, Angel de Cora, and Tonita Pena took on these roles, sometimes at considerable risk to themselves, to forge new pathways for women of their time and the future. During their lives, the fires these women lit blazed brightly, but over time, to varying degrees, their stories became obscured. This panel explores their stories and their renewed legacies.
ANNUAL PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
Co-presented by The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico
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Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer at The New Yorker is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (Holt, 2014), in which she presents evidence for her belief that humans may be bringing about a sixth mass extinction. She asks: Can we arrest this process? What does the future look like on a biologically impoverished planet?
Her three-part series on global warming, “The Climate of Man,” won the 2006 National Magazine Award for Public Interest, the 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science Journalism Award, and the 2006 National Academies Communication Award. She received a Lannan Literary Fellowship in 2006 and a Heinz Award in 2010, and won the 2010 National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism.
Elizabeth Kolbert interviewed on NPR’s “Democracy Now” about climate change and hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
We thank the following for their generous support of this President’s Lecture:
Michele Cook and John Camp
Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation
Inn on the Alameda
SunPower by Positive Energy Solar
The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Violet Crown Cinema
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